Celtic Sea Salt® was founded in 1976 by Jacques DeLangre. He was importing the French Sel Gris to America and selling it as the term he coined "Celtic Sea Salt". This turned into a brand and a business. For years we only offered the Light Grey Celtic®, Fine Ground Celtic®, and Flower of the Ocean®. As time went on, unrefined salt producers from other locations would reach out to us to see if we were interested in carrying their salt. When we were impressed with the harvesting practices and mineral profiles, we would add more unrefined salts to our Celtic Sea Salt® collection. Now we offer salts from multiple locations, including France, Spain, Portugal, Guatemala, Hawaii USA, and Colima Mexico. Here is a little more about the salts we sell here at Selina Naturally home of the Celtic Sea Salt® brand. I hope learning more about each of our salts will help you to make a more informed decision on which salt to buy and why. Salt Well to Live Well!
Light Grey Celtic® is the original Celtic Sea Salt® since 1976. Harvested in France from clay-lined beds. Natural, moist crystals with the light grey color.
Fine Ground Celtic® comes from the Light Grey Celtic® just low temperature dried and crushed for convenience. Great for baking and as a "transition" salt for those who are new to unrefined sea salt.
Flower of the Ocean® is the salt crystals skimmed off the surface of the brine. Considered a gourmet finishing or expediting salt, what you would use to "finish" the meal, the last thing you do before serving is add a pinch of Flower of the Ocean®.
Celtic® Makai Pure™ is the salt we have from Hawaii. The producers take seawater from deep currents where there is higher salinity, and harvest in a clean greenhouse environment. The salt crystallizes into flakes and chunks and is of the most mineral rich salts we carry. The crystals are a brilliant white.
Celtic® Pink Sea Salt is an active ocean sea salt, not mined like Himalayan salt. It is produced with sustainable methods in Spain and gets its color from the red volcanic clay lining the beds. This is a great all-purpose salt. It is dry and crushed to a size that can work in a shaker or grinder. This is one of our saltier salts with the least trace minerals, but it is still unrefined sea salt. The mineral content and pH is similar to Himalayan salt. Those who love Himalayan salt are likely to enjoy this Pink Sea Salt even more.
Celtic® Gourmet Kosher is from Guatemala. 3rd generation salt farmers harvest here seasonally. The salt is moist, tiny, delicate crystals, and perfect for an all-purpose salt. We do not offer a shaker or grinder for the Gourmet Kosher yet, as it is easiest to just pinch and serve from the bag or a dish.
Celtic® Kosher Coarse is our newest salt from Colima, Mexico. The seawater is filtered by the Earth as it comes up through the ground and the salt is very high mineral and pure. Chunky moist colorless crystals with exceptional mineral content and flavor, the Celtic Kosher is on the rise to be our favorite salt.
Celtic® Kosher Fine comes from the Celtic Kosher Coarse just crushed for convenience. This salt is not dried so heads up it is a very moist ground salt. With a great full spectrum mineral profile, the Celtic Kosher Fine is an all-purpose mineral rich salt with a wonderful flavor.
As you see from the above list of unrefined salts we now carry, it can be difficult to decide. Each of our salts comes from a unique place and has some variations, but you can rest assured that our salts are unrefined and have nothing added or removed. Any salt choice you make with us will be a good one. Here on question #7 of our FAQ www.celticseasalt.com/faq you can find spec sheets for all of our salts. This helps to compare the sodium chloride, magnesium, potassium, calcium, and pH, among other values. Thank you for choosing Celtic Sea Salt®!
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